Google updates its Android Platform Stats


One month ago, we saw that Android 4.4.x KitKat had finally started to gain some traction. Back then, 4.4.x accounted for a grand total of 5.3% of devices with access to Google Play Services. At the same time, we saw Android 2.x finally fall below 20%, in favor or more recent Android versions.




It’s nice to see 4.4.x reaching more and more older devices. That said, even 8.5% is still relatively low considering how we are now six months past KitKat’s release. Does Android fragmentation bother you, or have you long since forgotten about OEM updates in favor of custom ROMs? Are you a developer who has to deal with different Android versions? If so, is Gingerbread the bane of your existence? Let us know in the comments below!


[Source: Android Developer Dashboard]

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